Theo Fleury’s Comeback Flame Blown Out in Calgary

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Dustin Pollack in NHL
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Reports out of Calgary earlier this afternoon are saying that the Flames have released Theoren Fleury after the 41-year-old tried to crack the team's regular season lineup in training camp. After his performance in camp, in which he scored in a shootout and added four points in four games, some felt that Fleury might have a shot at the Flames lineup. However, clearly his performance in the preseason wasn't enough to impress Calgary Flames general manager Daryl Sutter. "I believe Theoren did a great job and should be proud, especially considering all the factors including age, time away from the game, and lifestyle change," Sutter said in a statement. "This is not a hockey story; it's a life story. Our agreement with Theoren was that he had to be one of our top six wingers and there wer ...

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